The Orono Economic Development Corporation is a nonprofit, 501(c)(4) corporation dedicated to the growth of business and cultural enterprise in Orono. The Board of Directors includes leaders from business, industry, and services sectors. The University of Maine and Town government are active members of the board.
OEDC was incorporated in 2000 to facilitate development in the Maine Technology Industrial Park, where we formerly owned one of the principal buildings in the park. Our mission is to:
"Further, encourage, and assist with the location, settlement, or expansion of manufacturing and other business, educational or cultural enterprises in the Town of Orono."